Sep 28, 2010 10:00pm EDT
and jennifer lopez. >> i'm very nervous, because there's new judges, and i don't know i love jennifer lopez so i'm really scared to go in front of her. >> hopefully steven tyler digs me. i'm going to sing one of his tunes and j-lo has got my style. >> i'm beyond excited. >> reporter: for the judges optimism was the only ray of sunshine on this cloudy day. >> the chemistry will be there. i've known both jennifer and steven a long time individually so i think it's going to be really really cool, man and listen they are so super-stoked and charged to do this so i think it's going to be fun. >> it's just talking to kids that come here with a dream and a wish to do something and me just saying hey you know what you're great. >> reporter: more than 100 contestants set to show the judges what they've got the waiting was getting the best of them. >> i think i am nervous. the first round this time wasn't as unnerving because i've done it before, the second round whatever, but this one is like it's new judges
Sep 3, 2010 10:00pm EDT
's jennifer davis is on the cape tonight. >> reporter: even as earl continues to lose its strength, massachusetts governor says his state is preparing for a very serious storm. >> we've had them before and we'll have them again. >> reporter: after whipping the north carolina coastline with heavy wind and rain earl may be weakening at a quicker pace than expected. warnings are in effect around cape cod as well as a popular summer vacation island spot of martha's vineyard and nantucket. >> we'll go out to a shelter that's been set up at the high school and assist them with snacks and drinks until we know exactly what's going to happen with the storm. >> reporter: the national hurricane center says most of earl's strong winds are expected to stay off cape cod. that's good news for those in the area. >> it can't be a big deal when i see all these other people out here. >> i mean if things happen, there's plenty of places. so i think we'll be okay. >> reporter: despite the impending storm shops and restaurants were pretty busy with tourists. >> we're staying. >> reporter: any concerns?
Sep 4, 2010 10:00pm EDT
.s. and as fox's jennifer davis reports, people on the cape are breathing a huge sigh of relief. >> reporter: cape cod did take hurricane earl seriously. but the storm was barely here before it was again. and now folks say it is time to enjoy the last holiday weekend of the summer. billed as a lion, earl came more like a lamb. he allowed nathan to sleep peacefully through the night. >> he was 0 okay. >> reporter: with the storm approaching many held off on holiday plans, either hanging out or hunkering down. with earl's grey skies turning as blue as these bride maids dresses this young couple's worries went away with earl's departure from cape cod. >> sunny and beautiful and the breeze is great and couldn't ask for anything better. >> very nice. >> reporter: were you worried yesterday? >> very. but hey, there is nothing you can do. you go with the cards that are dealt to you. >> reporter: bridegroom and wedding party rode off to their reception. while business owners and inn keepers start to see things pick up on what is normally a very lucrative weekend. this was his strangest labour day we
Sep 12, 2010 10:00pm EDT
. as fox 5's jennifer davis reports the gender gap is the 14th higher in the country and higher than the national gap as well. >> reporter: women are celebrated at the dairy god mother in delray. >> thank you. >> they are working in all parts of the popular frozen custard shop which is owned by and named after a woman. >> i didn't think about it that way when i first started out. but yes, i am the dairy god mother. >> reporter: liz davis is proud to say there is no gender gap at her operation. but not shocked to hear there is a big one outside her store. >> i am not surprised at that gap. i think it will continue to improve and improve as time goes by. >> reporter: according to a new report women in virginia earn an average of 81 cents for every dollar that men earn. that difference is larger than in most other states. >> for the same job, they ought to get the same pay. >> reporter: but they don't. the commonwealth institute says the hourly wage gap between the sexes in virginia in 2008 was $3.59. for the merely median income that works out to a difference of nearly $16,000 a year.
Sep 18, 2010 10:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: a married couple, robert and jennifer bathes, who lived several miles away on erica drive for some reason had driven to this neighborhood in their ford sport utility vehicle. neighbors at the crime scene said a dea agent walking his dogs encountered the couple and saw robert baits holding a gun to his head. he turned the gun towards the unarm agent who backed away. jennifer baits ride to get out of the car and that's when the shots rang out. the agent started shouting loudly enough to shout to his neighbors. >> he was saying why did you kill her, why did you have to kill her. it call 911. >> the gunman shot himself in the head. >> when the federal agent got back to the scene, both the victim and the shooter were down. the agent kicked away the man's handgun just in case. local police arrived shortly thereafter. >> robert baits, the shooter was dead at the scene. his wife was transport today a local hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival. police had been called to the baits home on erica drive on june 26th for a domestic dispute which resulted in the arrest of th
Sep 22, 2010 10:00pm EDT
. >> you're watching fox5 news at 10:00. >> please welcome to "american idol," steven tyler and jennifer lopez. >> reporter: "idol" 2.0, steven tyler and jennifer lopez joining randy jackson as the judges for season 10. >> being a part of something bigger than yourself. >> we're looking for the best "american idol" ever. >> reporter: a revamp for the show without simon. the question is, will it work. we're in studio b discussing the reinvention. joining us are our own "idol," you guys thanks for staying up late and coming in with us tonight. marcus, wake up down there. is that any indication? let's hit it off the bat. j-lo and stoerl, steven tyler, their names have been floated for awhile. is it going to put you to sleep? >> hey, number 1, i resent that. [laughter] >> and i can't even look at genie right now, because if i do, she'll make me laugh. >> why, marcus. >> i think it's going to be okay. i think it will be okay. i'm sure we'll get into some others. >> j-lo? j-lo, marcus, we're talking about "idol" finding talent. j-lo is an amazing woman in the industry, but vocally, she's an en
Sep 23, 2010 10:00pm EDT
an hour. rhee was a staunch supporter of mayor adrian fenty in the election. fox 5's jennifer davis has details. >> reporter: michelle rhee was quiet walking into the meeting at high noon with d.c. council chair vincent gray and if the two squared off behind closed doors, they decided not to talk about it. after the meeting a serious looking rhee looked on but let gray do all the talking. >> the chancellor and i just finished what i think was a very productive meeting. i think one of the things we both fervently agree upon is we want the best for our kids. >> reporter: gray says this was more of a philosophical discussion about public schools in general. he says nothing was discussed about rhee's future with the school system. >> we will have those conversations in a later discussion, but we did not talk about chancellor rhee staying or going. we talked about the state of education in the city. >> reporter: dispute repeated questions from reporters, rhee stayed mum inside and outside the wilson building. >> not making any comments, just the comments that the chairman pay. >> reporter: g